Podcasts

RH 007 FIRE and Jubelale

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Show Notes Segment 1 – Retirement FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early – What the FIRE crowd does differently Earn a good income, not necessarily a great income. Save 50% or more They do not put money into cars. They live close enough to work to either walk, bike or take public transportation. Those that […]

Finance

Tax Reform May Provide a Tail Wind for Dividends

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Investors love dividends and rightfully so. Dividends increase a stocks total return, reduce risk regardless of investment style and provide a source of income. Dividend payouts also serve as a proxy for the overall health of the economy. Because the economy has been in growth mode, all-be-it slow, dividend payments have been solid. And there […]

Health

Is Healthcare a Right or a Privilege?

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It seems as if there is a new twist to the ongoing story of healthcare reform every day. One of the drivers of reform is whether access to healthcare is a right or a privilege. Here’s how I distinguish a right from a privilege. A right is an entitlement. A privilege is earned. According to […]

Health

The Gift of Life

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I recently listened to an episode from one of my favorite podcasts – Radiolab. The episode is titled: Match Made in Marrow. It is an amazing and inspiring story about selflessness, altruism, science, religion and magic. Here’s an excerpt from the website. “One day, without thinking much of it, Jennell Jenney swabbed her cheek and signed […]